| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
By Karolos Grohmann
SOCHI, Russia, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Australian para-snowboarder Matthew Robinson has died of a cardiac arrest while being transferred back to his home country following a crash earlier this month, the International Paralympic...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:50 PM
MIAMI It was a sight that jarred motorists on busy Dolphin Expressway.
Westbound traffic suddenly came to a standstill around 2:30 p.m. Thursday and a woman sprang from her car, holding a baby, screaming for help.
Pamela Rauseo, 37, of West Kendall,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:16 PM
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers.
“The primary lesson is for people to know what to do when the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:49 AM
SOUTH WINDSOR — The owner of a construction company and one of his workers were electrocuted after a dump truck's bed hit overhead electrical wires Wednesday morning.
Lloyd Folsom, 55, the owner of Folsom Construction, and Connor Betts, 22,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:33 PM
A 45-year-old woman accused of advertising that she conducted procedures including "Vampire Facelifts" and "butt augmentation" was arrested in connection with a suspicious death at a Long Beach beauty salon, police said Thursday evening.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:23 AM
There are nearly 41,000 sworn law-enforcement officers who work full-time in Florida, and line-of-duty deaths involving gunfire occur occasionally.
Jonathan Scott Pine is the first deputy to be shot to death in Florida this year.
The last time a law-...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Delray Beach will take part in 'CPR Day' from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The countywide event will provide free, 'hands-only' CPR training in 30-minute sessions at Delray Beach Fire-Rescue Headquarters, 501 West Atlantic Ave., as well as other fire...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:19 PM
The Los Angeles police commission approved 8,000 first-aid trauma kits for officers that could be used to treat their own or others' gunshot wounds in active-shooter situations.
“Somewhere, someday a police officer is going to be saved” by...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law changes to Proposition 65, the state's landmark anti-toxins law, that aim to reduce lawsuits and fines for businesses.
The initiative, which voters approved in 1986, requires businesses to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Sixteen-year-old Nicholas Theilgaard had a guardian angel on his shoulders when a fast-acting nurse and her fiancé performed lifesaving CPR when the Midlothian high school student collapsed of a heart condition in an Orland Park restaurant.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Three coaches and an administrator who worked together to save the life of a student whose heart stopped at Colonial High School last month were honored Tuesday night by the Orange County School Board.
When student Tyler Crane, 16, collapsed during...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:22 AM
To Megan Ringel, 16, what started off as just a fun night hanging out at a friend's house, ended in her saving a stranger's life and being declared a hero.
The Wauconda resident, a junior at Wauconda High School, was singing and recording songs inside...